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Most Americans Trying To Avoid Soda

Most Americans say they're actively trying to avoid drinking soda. According to a new Gallup Well-Being poll, 63% of respondents say they try to keep sugary drinks out of their regular diets. The numbers are up from a decade ago

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Running Five Minutes Could Lower Heart Attack Risk

Running for as little as five to ten minutes a day could lower a person's risk of heart attack or stroke. A new study found that running less than six miles a week at paces slower than ten minutes per mile still substantially reduced deaths from heart disease or stroke

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Tylenol And Panadol Prove No Help For Back Pain

 

Millions of Americans suffer from back pain and many reach for Tylenol after a busy, productive weekend. But does it really help?

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Recipe For Preventing Alzheimer’s [VIDEO]

Are you aware of the breakthrough made recently in fighting Alzheimer's?

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UMass, Lawmakers Tout Fishing Research Funding

The Mass. state budget includes $450,000 for UMass Dartmouth's School of Marine Science and Technology.

Its the second year in a row that lawmakers have provided funding to study the ground-fish stocks off New England

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Mosquitoes Carrying EEE Found In Eastern Mass.

Massachusetts public health officials say the Eastern equine encephalitis virus has been found in the state for the first time this summer.

The Department of Public Health said Friday that the mosquito sample was collected Tuesday in Bridgewater

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LBJ Presidential Library Hosts Summit Marking 50 Years Since Civil Rights Act Of 1964

Former Celtic And NBA Great Has Health Scare

If you ask most people who the best player in NBA history is, you'll most likely hear a lot of nods for Lebron and MJ. While those two are tremendously skilled and both have winning pedigrees, there should be no questioning the correct answer to who is the greatest winner in NBA history. The answer's a lock...Bill Russell

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New Bedford Beach Closures

The New Bedford Health Department has announced some recreational beach areas will be closed Thursday due to high bacteria counts caused by the recent heavy rainfall and flooding.

Towers 1 and 4 and Davys Locker on East Rodney French Blvd will be closed

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SLAMDiabetes

The New Bedford Bay Sox will help battle diabetes this weekend with the SlamDiabetes Bay Sox Classic at Walsh Field at New Bedford High School.

The Wiffle® Ball tournament will raise money to help send local kids to day camps where they can learn how to better manage their disease

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Before Talking, Babies’ Brains Rehearse

Babies rehearse how to talk long before saying their first words. Babies begin to distinguish speech patterns and sounds as early as seven months.

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